Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Princeton

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Princeton. Renowned for its university setting, shopping and sporting events, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Princeton

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Princeton a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jasna Polana (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Forsgate Country Club (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Makefield Highlands Golf Club (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Tamarack Golf Course (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Neshanic Valley Golf Course (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Sesame Place (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Princeton

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Princeton. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princeton Battlefield State Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Herrontown Woods Arboretum (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Mercer County Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Sayen Park Botanical Garden (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Negri-Napote Native Grassland Preserve (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Hutcheson Memorial Forest (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Princeton

Fly into Princeton, NJ (PCT), the closest airport, located 4.8 mi (7.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Trenton, NJ (TTN-Mercer), which is 8.6 mi (13.9 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Princeton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 119 holiday rentals around Princeton. From 65 holiday houses to 21 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Princeton is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Princeton?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Princeton. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Princeton University: 74 holiday rentals
  • Princeton Cemetery: 85 holiday rentals
  • Red Green Blue: 86 holiday rentals
  • Onsen for All: 66 holiday rentals
  • Drumthwacket: 80 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Princeton listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Princeton?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 65 Houses in Princeton. Our other popular types of Princeton holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 21 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 6 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 6 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Princeton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 25 holiday homes with pool available in Princeton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.